Meghalaya delegation discusses trade opportunities with Bangladesh Commerce Minister

Shillong Nov 6: The delegation from Meghalaya led by chief minister, Conrad K Sangma discussed trade opportunities between India and Bangladesh.

The delegation is in Bangladesh from November 5 to 8.

During the meeting with Bangladesh Commerce Minister, Tipu Munshi, trade opportunities between the two countries were discussed at length, and it was resolved that products for trade are identified by both the countries, and an MoU will be inked for the purpose.

Meghalaya Government apprised that immediate tie up with tour operators should be forged to facilitate tourism in both sides.

A four member team of tour operators from Khasi Jaiñtia and Garo Hills is part of the delegation that will be hold discussions with tour operators in presence of the Meghalaya Chief Minister in Dhaka.

Improving services for boosting trade through land custom stations between India and Bangladesh were also discussed.

High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh, Riva Ganguly was also present in the meeting.

The Bangladesh Minister also sought India, especially Meghalaya’s cooperation to improve power sector, because the demand for power is huge in Bangladesh for its growing economy.